Excellent conditions for interschools competition
TUCKING IN: Oscar Maier of Xavier College knows the finer points of skiing the Div 1 Alpine Giant Slalom. AT THE START: Finlay Jones of Scotch College waits at the start before competition in the Boys Div 3 Alpine Giant Slalom.
MORE than 2500 students packed the slopes of Mt Buller recently to compete in the Victorian Interschools competitions.
Although not all could come out champions competition was friendly and fierce in most disciplines.
Just a few of the results are as follows, but as far as local skiers and snowboarders are concerned many were very pleased with their efforts.
Local street skateboarder and now accomplished 15 year old Hayley Wilson won her Div 2 Snowboard Slopestyle with a massive point score of 91.33 ahead of fellow Mansfield student Lily Bennet who took out second with 50.66.
Hayley also did well in the girls Div 2 snowboard cross competition coming in a creditable 5th.
Another local girl Luly Macdonald took out first in the girls Div 3 ski slopestyle while in the boys Div 3 ski slopestyle Daniel Friday came in third.
In the boys Div 3 snowboard slopestyle Wilson Cooper came in at 7th place while in the boys ski slopestyle Edward Mahoney and Mac Cooper did well coming in second and eighth respectively.
Daniel Walker placed third in the boys Div 1 Ski cross, while in the team event Daniel Walker and Ned Angliss placed 5th overall.
Overall Senior Girls:
1. St Catherines
2. Melbourne Girls Grammar
Overall team results Co-Ed:
1. Geelong Grammar
2. Wesley College
3. Carey Baptist Grammar Overall Junior boys:
1. Scotch College Junior School 2. Hayleybury College
3. Brighton Grammar
Overall Co-Ed Schools:
1. Melbourne Grammar
2. Falls Creek Primary School 3. Geelong Grammar
In these overall results Mansfield/Buller primary school came in at 14th while Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School was a close 15th.
Overall Junior girls:
1. St Catherine’s
2. Melbourne Grammar
3. Lauriston Girls School Overall Senior Boys:
1. Scotch College
2. Melbourne Grammar
3. Brighton Grammar mtbuller.com.au – race results – Victorian Interschools.
WINNERS: In the Girls Moguls (Alpine Giant Slalom) competition winners were Lauriston Girls School’s team gold comprising (centre) Isobel Honan, Lily Schwarz and Maddi Schiller. Lily and Isobel (left) also won the Div 1 Slope Style team competition.